Global Specification Manager



Our client, a company in Specialized Nutrition is looking for a Global Specification Manager.


  • Global Specification Manager to manage the specifications for ingredients in Europe, which could include flavours, colours, minerals, vitamins, amino acids etc, as per business/project needs
  • Creating specifications to meet the needs of the end product, consumer & market, as well as managing the Specifications approval process & maintaining up to date (SAP System) data will be a part of the role
  • Required to connect with multiple functions within the company and with suppliers to align on details of specifications to ensure full food safety and regulatory compliance to ensure highest standards of finished products for sensitive customers
  • Additionally, it is required to participate in root cause analysis workshops and data analysis review


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in food science/technology, quality/safety/regulatory or related field
  • Experience in an ingredient, regulatory or quality related area in the food industry, preferably with ingredient specification management experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with ingredients specifications i.e. flavours, colours, minerals, vitamins, amino acids would be a definite plus, as well as knowledge of FSMP regulations, although not essential
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process from R&D and regulatory POV is required
  • Statistical knowledge is a plus
  • Ownership and solution driven mindset
  • Excellent team working & communication skills in cross functional and highly international environment
  • Ability to work structurally and focused with good time management skills
  • Ability to work pragmatically and agile in a changing and complex environment
  • Resilience and determination to make things happen
  • Experience in SAP systems is a plus
  • Good skills in MS Office, esp. Excel


  • Assignment for 1 year, starting January 2023
  • 40 hours a week
  • External contract via Nutri-akt

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